The 12 Best Small-Town New Hampshire Festivals You’ve Never Heard Of

One thing’s for sure – New Hampshire loves a good festival. You already know not to miss the big country fairs or Laconia Motorcycle Week, but have you heard of these smaller but no less fun local festivals? Whether you want to learn about UFOs, meet some friendly sheep, or dig into a bowl of prize-winning chili, there’s a celebration for you.

Mark your calendar and get ready for some unique New Hampshire experiences – and plenty of delicious treats!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

As you can see, there is truly a festival for every interest in New Hampshire. Residents and visitors alike will have plenty to keep them busy in 2017!